Shot while professional surfer and activist James Pribram (The ECO-Warrior) was on board the 5 Gyres Institute's research expedition across the South Atlantic Ocean - the very first mission to explore this region for plastic pollution - Pribram explains why the cause is so important to everyone's health.

Through our eyes... Extensive photographic and video documentation of the trip, including a "protest" shoot of Pro Surfers Mary Osborne, James Pribram and Chuck Patterson stand-up paddling through a bayou in full Haz-Mat suits, has been designed to support the ongoing nature of the Gulf Alert media campaign.